Sunday, March 31, 2013

Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. - Austin, Texas


Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Austin, Texas


The W Hotel
200 Lavaca Street
Austin, Texas 78701
512-327-7555

Cost: This event is free to media and trade professionals with RSVP and proper business credentials. Tickets are $45 to the general public.


On Sunday, April 7, 2013, Drink Ribera. Drink Spain. will be coming to Austin, Texas to host the first ever Drink Ribera Austin Workshop. Wines from Ribera del Duero, recently named Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Wine Region of the Year, will be showcased at W Austin, 200 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX.

The Drink Ribera Workshop will offer guests the opportunity to attend an educational seminar* and participate in a comprehensive walk-around tasting.  Attendees will sample the “Excelente” rated vintages of 2009, 2010 and 2011 from over 60 wineries presented by winemakers and other qualified representatives from Spain and the U.S.

The trade and media walk-around tasting will run from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM followed by a consumer walk-around tasting from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. It will include wines currently available in the Austin market as well as wineries participating in RiberaConnect – a trade sampling platform designed to facilitate business between U.S. importers and wineries seeking representation in Ribera del Duero.

*Registration for the VIP seminar is required and offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Advance registration for the walk- around tasting is also recommended. The tasting is exclusively for trade and media; proper business credentials required.

About Drink Ribera. Drink Spain.
Ribera del Duero provides a benchmark for quality in the Spanish wine category. With an extreme climate perfectly suited for quality grape-growing and ripening, Ribera del Duero wines represent the pinnacle of Spanish winemaking and the ultimate expression of Spain’s most noble red grape: Tempranillo.  The region became a Denominación de Origen (D.O.) in 1982, and today there are more than 260 wineries, producing top world-class wines.



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